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Epa and Superfund, a Small Business Story

by Robert M., Jr. Cox

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Published by Washington House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business & Management,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Industries - General,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Small Business/Entrepreneurship,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Government & Business,
  • Small Business - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8804331M
    ISBN 101931633355
    ISBN 109781931633352
    OCLC/WorldCa53159909

    On the contrary, through , EPA enforcement had achieved commitments by polluting companies estimated at more than $35 billion to do cleanup work under the Superfund program.   A Century Later, the Factory That Poisoned the ‘Radium Girls’ Is Still a Superfund Site In the s, young women worked in an Ottawa, Illinois, factory painting radioactive glow-in-the-dark.

      Parsons Corporation, the company tapped by the EPA to design the first phase of the long delayed West Lake Landfill Superfund cleanup, conducted secret aerosol testing in St. Louis for the U.S. Army in the s, according to research conducted by sociologist Lisa Martino-Taylor.. Parsons ran the covert military operation out of an office in the block of Pershing Ave. in , according.   EPA’s Superfund Program. Superfund is the name given to the environmental program established to address abandoned hazardous waste sites. It is also the name of the fund established by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of , as amended (CERCLA statute, CERCLA overview).

    The Superfund program is administered by EPA in cooperation with state and tribal governments. It allows EPA to clean up hazardous waste sites and to force responsible parties to perform cleanups or reimburse the government for cleanups led by EPA. What is Superfund? Superfund was established in by an act of Congress. Government Accounting Office, “Superfund: Progress Made By the EPA and Other Federal Agencies To Resolve Program Management Issues,” GAO/RCED, Ap [4] For further discussion, see “The Risks of Government Regulation,” Environmental Briefing Book, Competitive Enterprise Institute, March


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Epa and Superfund, a Small Business Story by Robert M., Jr. Cox Download PDF EPUB FB2

Out of 5 stars EPA and Superfund: Small Business Destroyers Reviewed in the United States on March 6, Robert Cox tells the story of how his successful family business endured good and bad times, but it couldn't survive an ambush from the Environmental Protection Agency.5/5(3).

A story collection of site case studies and videos highlighting the benefits of Superfund site cleanups and program history from the perspective of site stakeholders, EPA staff and cleanup partners. These are just a few examples of the many cleanup success stories throughout the history of the Superfund Program.

EPA’s Superfund program is responsible for cleaning up some of the nation’s most contaminated land and responding to environmental emergencies, oil spills and natural disasters. To protect public health and the environment, the Superfund program focuses on making a visible and lasting difference in communities, ensuring that people can live.

out of 5 stars EPA and Superfund: Small Business Destroyers Reviewed in the United States on March 6, Robert Cox tells the story of how his successful family business endured good and bad times, but it couldn't survive an ambush from the Environmental Protection Agency.5/5.

EPA Region 5 Superfund Redevelopment. Success Stories by Reuse Type. Successful redevelopment projects in Region 5, both new uses and continued uses, are listed below, along with a brief description of their specific type of reuse, according to different reuse categories.

The United States federal Superfund law is officially known as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA). The federal Superfund program, administered by the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is designed to investigate and clean up sites contaminated with hazardous substances. Sites managed under this program are referred to.

Fifteen years after Congress allowed the "polluter tax" on oil and chemical industries to expire, nearly 1, contaminated sites remain on the EPA's Superfund list, awaiting funding to.

"When I started working in my business, I felt that an environmentalist in the paint and wood-finish coatings industry could co-exist with the federal environmental regulations so prevalent over the past 20 years.

My experiences, however, proved me incorrect," writes Cox in his book, EPA and Superfund: A Small Business Story, published in Interim Guidance on the Ability to Pay and De Minimis Revisions to CERCLA Section g by the Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act - (5/17/04) Guidance document and four model notice documents on ability to pay and de minimis revisions to CERCLA (g) under the Brownfields Amendments.

the legislation would “provide a lifeline for the thousands of small business owners threatened by lawsuits and litigation under the broken Superfund liability system.”5 Sen.

Bond cited the example of Quincy, Illinois, just across the Mississippi River from Missouri. There, “. EPA Region 5 Superfund Redevelopment. City of West Chicago, Illinois. The acre Kerr-McGee (Reed-Keppler Park) Superfund site (PDF) (2 pp, K, About PDF) has been incorporated into the acre Reed-Keppler Park, where residents can now enjoy a complex of baseball fields, a skateboard park, a large maintained greenspace, and new family aquatic center.

Search for sites proposed to, currently on, and deleted from Superfund's National Priorities List (NPL) as well as sites being addressed under the Superfund Alternative Approach (SAA). Select a State After selecting a state, click Go to display sites in that state.

EPA Home» Small Business Programs» SBVPS Database» Search the OSBP Registry. Search the OSBP Registry. Search Criteria. Keyword. Company Size. Large Company. Small Company. Other. Classification. Small Business. Woman Owned Business. Economically-Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB).

United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance ( A) EPAF June U.S. EPA Small Business Resources Information Sheet The United States Environmental Protection Agency provides an array of resources, including workshops, training sessions, hotlines, websites and guides, to help small businesses understand and comply.

Second Edition, Janu pp. B Save Money & Energy with Energy Star (for Small Business) [EPA K]: This flyer provides information on Energy Star Small Business Voluntary Program.

9/ B The Small Business Source Book on Environmental Auditing. EPA lists 21 toxic Superfund sites that need ‘immediate and intense’ cleanup. Environmental activists protest outside Carrie Gosch Elementary School during a.

Fruit Avenue Plume. Fruit Avenue Plume The Fruit Avenue Plume Superfund site consists of contaminated groundwater under part of downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico. Between anda local business owner operated Sunshine Laundry above the contaminated area. Inthe owner expanded his laundry services to include a dry-cleaning service, called Elite Cleaners.

Superfund Fact Book Summary The Superfund program is the principal federal effort for cleaning up hazardous waste sites and protecting public health and the environment from releases of hazardous substances. The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA) established the program, and the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of.

The passage of Superfund into law on the eve of Ronald Reagan's election as president of the United States set in motion two diametrically opposed forces: a legislative mandate to commit billions of dollars to the cleanup of hazardous waste sites and a White House-interpreted mandate to get government off the backs of the people.

EPA as required by statute and, as a matter of policy, reviews the remedies at certain sites every five years. prehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of (SARA).

Superfund Basics This page provides an overview of the Superfund program, highlights key steps in the Superfund cleanup process, explains how the program is enforced, describes EPA's Superfund offices, and links to other EPA hazardous-waste programs.

Grades: Type of Resource: Website. Tools to Reduce Waste in Schools.The mission of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences is to discover how the environment affects people in order to promote healthier lives.

Small Business Innovation Research & Small Business Technology Transfer Grants (SBIR/STTR, R41, R42, R43, R44). Those terms made H.R. nearly identical to the other small-business Superfund amendments that had attracted bipartisan support, except for .